President Ford

Pres. Ford - vice-President Rockefeller

August 9, 1975 – A Year Before – A Year After – The Gerald Ford Era.

August 9, 1975 – one year into the Presidency of Gerald Ford and the vice-Presidency of Nelson Rockefeller. Memories were still pretty raw over the events from just a year before; the resignation of Richard Nixon and the swearing in of Gerald Ford, the first President not elected to office...

President Ford - News Conf.

March 17, 1975 – President Ford Holds A News Conference – Past Daily Reference Room

President Ford – News Conference at Notre Dame University – March 17, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Less than eight months into his presidency, with the nation still healing from the wounds of Watergate, President Ford made a St. Patrick’s Day visit to the University of Notre Dame....

President Ford - Press Conference

March 6,1975 – The Situation In Cambodia – Pres. Ford’s Press Conference –

March 6, 1975 – President Ford’s Press Conference – The Situation In Cambodia – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 6, 1975 – As the situation in Cambodia grew dimmer and as Vietnam was getting ready to capitulate, President Ford held his 10th Press Conference since taking office – he...

Nelson Rockefeller

November 23, 1974 – Ford Heads (Far) East – Economy Goes Gloomy – Rockefeller Gets Testy

November 23, 1974 – Washington Week In Review – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 23, 1974. Lots to be thankful for, but try getting anyone to feel that way at the time. President Ford was touring the Far East, readying to land in Japan where he was expected to...

Gerald Ford

Long, Long Ago – Far, Far Away – The Republican Convention – August 18, 1976 – Past Daily Reference Room

August 18, 1976 – Republican Convention – Presidential nominations – CBS – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Forty-two years ago this week, Republicans gathered in Kansas City to select a nominee for the 1976 Presidential election. Like most conventions, it had its fair share of cliff hangers – Gerald Ford,...

Ford Is Sworn In

August 9, 1974 – “Our Long National Nightmare Is Over” – Gerald Ford Becomes President

August 9, 1974 – Gerald Ford Is Sworn In As President – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 9, 1974 – while we were still busy digesting the resignation speech of Richard Nixon the evening earlier, and were still processing Nixon’s somewhat surreal farewell address, vice-President Gerald...